Pickup Truck Crashes and Restraint Usage, 2005

Publication Date: January 2007

Publisher: Indiana University. Center for Urban Policy and the Environment

Author(s): Kathy Lisby; Matt Nagle; Samuel Nunn; Dona Sapp

Research Area: Transportation

Type: Report

Coverage: Indiana


Indiana's seat belt law exempts pickup truck and SUVs that have truck licenses, in spite of the fact that safety belts save lives. This traffic safety fact sheet shows that two-thirds of the people involved in fatal pickup truck accidents in Indiana in 2005 were not wearing seat belts.